Inquiry into the 2015-16 Defence Major Projects Report
Any items, matters or circumstances connected with the 2015-16 Defence Major Projects Report.
On Wednesday 30 November 2016 the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit resolved to conduct an inquiry into the 2015-16 Defence Major Projects Report.
Under section 8(1) of the legislation establishing the JCPAA, the Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951, one of the duties of the Committee is to ‘examine all reports of the Auditor-General (including reports of the results of performance audits) that are tabled in each House of the Parliament’ and ‘report to both Houses of the Parliament, with any comment it thinks fit, on any items or matters in those … reports, or any circumstances connected with them, that the Committee thinks should be drawn to the attention of the Parliament’.
The Defence Major Projects Report is a joint report of the Auditor-General and the Department of Defence.